News tagged with powdery mildew

Fighting powdery mildew on grapes

UC Davis researchers have uncovered important genetic clues about the pathogen that causes grape powdery mildew, among the most destructive vineyard pests throughout California and the world.

Feb 09, 2015
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Three new ornamental dogwoods introduced

In the nursery and landscape industries, flowering dogwood (Cornus florida), kousa dogwood (Cornus kousa), and their hybrids are the most popular and economically significant members of the genus Cornus. ...

Nov 17, 2014
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UV-B light zaps cucumber disease

(Phys.org) —A collaborative project by Cornell researchers and colleagues in Norway has literally shed light on a perplexing pathogen problem by harnessing the power of the sun.

May 07, 2014
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New club wheat is tough on fungi

Pacific Northwest wheat growers now have added insurance against outbreaks of yield-robbing fungi, thanks to "Cara," a new, white winter club wheat cultivar developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...

Feb 20, 2013
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Powdery mildew at an evolutionary dead end

The size of a genome tells us nothing about the comprehensiveness of the genetic information it contains. The genome of powdery mildew, which can destroy entire harvests with its fine fungal threads, is a ...

Dec 09, 2010
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